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part of the conference. the other members of the committee are going to be a part of the conference and we will treat this issue just as seriously as we treat all issues and we will support it in conference and it will be a part of the process of the conference as it moves forward. and i hope that that's satisfactory to the gentleman. mr. burton: i thank the gentleman for his answer and i'll just end by saying that i really hope this stays in the bill. i can't think of anything that's more important as far as stabilizing central and south america than free trade agreements. we've been fighting for a free trade agreement with panama and colombia for a long, long time and if we're going to make sure that we slow down the illegal immigration that's coming from central and south america, we've got to do things to stabilize that entire region. not only from the drug standpoint but also from the illegal immigration standpoint.
so i really hope that my colleague and i'm sure mr. wolf will, i really hope my colleagues will do everything they can to make sure that this stays in the piece of legislation. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. who seeks recognition? the question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from illinois, mr. schock. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the ayes have it. the amendment is agreed to. mr. mollohan: mr. chairman, i move that the committee to do now rise -- that the committee do now rise. the chair: the question is on the motion to rise. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. mr. price: mr. chairman, i believe that the gentleman from illinois was on his feet prior to the gentleman asking that the committee do rise. the chair: the gentleman from west virginia had a preferential motion. mr. price: i thank the chair.
the chair: the question is on the motion to rise. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the opinion of the chair, the ayes have it. the committee rises. >> mr. chairman, i ask for a recorded vote. the chair: the chair will count for a recorded vote. the chair: the chair will count for a quorum.
the speaker pro tempore: a sufficient number having arisen, a recorded vote is ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this is a 15-minute vote. on the motion to rise. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.]